After a long heroic battle with Ewing’s sarcoma, Amanda died at her home on Saturday, August 2, 2008 at the age of 23 years and 21 days.
Amanda Lynn Goebel was born on July 12, 1985 to Steve and Amy (Schuler) Goebel in Minneapolis, Minn. She attended school in Winsted and Milaca and has resided in the Milaca area.
Amanda loved life. Her greatest joy was being a mom to her two beautiful children. She enjoyed playing bingo, boating and spending time with her many wonderful friends.
She is survived by daughter Deja, age 2; son David, age 5; mother Amy Murphy of Milaca; father Steve (Susan) Goebel of Winsted; sisters Breanna Murphy of Milaca, Katie and Margaret Goebel of Winsted, brothers, John and Matt Goebel of Winsted; paternal grandparent Casey (Norma) Goebel of Eden Prairie; maternal grandparent Jeannie McNeill of Palmetto, FL. She is further survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends who loved and supported her until the very end.
Amanda was preceded in death by her paternal grandmother Mary (Balhorn) Goebel, and her maternal grandfather, Robert Schuler.
Memorial services are set for Saturday, October 11 at her mother’s home near Milaca.
In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been set up for her children by their great-grandfather. Casey Goebel, 10686 Leaping Deer Lane, Eden Prairie, MN 55344.